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Title

De la Bouëxière Ewer

Artist

Vincennes Porcelain Factory

Date

1753-1755

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G317
De la Bouëxière Ewer, Vincennes Porcelain Factory
De la Bouëxière Ewer: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Painted and glazed porcelain, gilt
Size: 7 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 4 5/16 in. (18.42 x 13.97 x 10.95 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, France
Culture: Europe, France
Style: 18th century
Inscriptions: Inscription and Markon bottom, incised: [GD] on bottom, in blue: [LS (enclosing) C]
Physical Description: white baluster body encased by bleu céleste foliate forms divided at the sides with curved gilt serrated edges; loop handle with a gilt foliate terminal; front painted with a butterfly at rest on a bouquet of flowers within an elaborate gilt scroll cartou
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from the Groves Foundation
Accession Number: 2010.59
Artist: Vincennes Porcelain Factory, France, c. 1740-1758
Role: Maker
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Life Dates: France, c. 1740-1758
Added to Site: September 24, 2010